Wed Nov 4th, 3:06 EDT – Two years ago, I became a sponsor of the Lasermotive team in the Power-Beaming Challenge [see Lasermotive’s sponsors http://www.lasermotive.com/blog/?page_id=7 And now the contest is on!
3:11pm – You can watch the live Laser PowerBeaming Challenge coverage here. 3 teams competing, Space Pirates of Kansas were 1st up.
14:57 PST: LaserMotive Climber aloft again Live at http://ustre.am/4mZA
15:00 PST: LaserMotive Climber is climbing!
15:10 PST: First climb was 4 minutes, 2 seconds – officially. They qualified for the $900K prize.
15:11 PST: Now trying a second climb
15:12 PST: Second climb completed – unofficially also 4:00 or so. These guys HAVE to be happy…..
YAY! 2 more days to improve.